US troops in Saudi Arabia facing Iran’s ‘real regional conflict’

  • Wall Street Journal report from Prince Sultan Air Base shows American troops preparing to defend against Iranian attacks
  • Base south of Riyadh houses Patriot missile batteries to shore up Saudi air defenses
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia stops issuing visas to tourists from countries worst hit by coronavirus

  • Tourist visas will still be available electronically or upon arrival to citizens of other qualifying countries
By SPA ·

Swarm of drones to light up AlUla’s skies as part of aerial art display

  • International artwork explores links between nature, technology and humanity at Saudi festival
By Arab News ·

The Middle East implements measures to combat deadly coronavirus

  • Bahrain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it has started an evacuation plan for Bahraini nationals in Iran
By Arab News ·

Lithuania confirms first case of coronavirus

  • Lithuania reported on Friday its first confirmed case of coronavirus
  • Nigeria on Friday announced the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa
By Agencies ·


‘We don’t want to leave’: Sikhs consider future in Afghanistan

By Sayed Salahuddin ·


Afghan writer’s book of poems gives voice to refugees stranded in Indonesia


Oil slumps more than 4% on coronavirus fears

  • Traders fret about impact of spreading virus on crude demand, particularly from China
By Reuters - AFP ·

Top riders saddle up for Saudi Cup preview

  • Leading male and female jockeys will feature at King Abdul Aziz Racetrack ahead of the world’s richest horse race
By Ali Khaled ·

Expelled reporters leave China after headline row

  • The journalists work for the WSJ’s news section, which is not linked to the editorial and opinion pages
By AFP ·